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Red Sox move closer to AL East crown after sweep of Blue Jays

Thanks to a miscue by Toronto, the Boston Red Sox moved one step closer to clinching the AL East title. J.D. Martinez hit his 41st home run and the Red Sox scored the tiebreaking run on an eighth-inning error, completing a three-game sweep of the Blue Jays with a 4-3 victory Thursday night. After the Blue Jays rallied for two ...

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John Tavares's move draws keen interest from pending free agents

When John Tavares decided to pass on signing an extension with the New York Islanders and test free agency, he became the most interesting man in hockey. NHL stars don’t ordinarily get to that point, and it led to Tavares going home to Toronto to sign a $ 77 million US, seven-year contract with the Maple Leafs. Fellow players were ...

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Giants still looking to move up against Mets

SAN FRANCISCO — The San Francisco Giants hope to continue an increasingly improbable run to a playoff berth in the National League when they host the New York Mets on Saturday afternoon on the second day of a three-game series. On the same day that they appeared to raise the white flag when they dealt Andrew McCutchen to the New ...

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Jose Bautista on the move again after trade to Phillies

The Philadelphia Phillies have acquired veteran slugger Jose Bautista from the New York Mets for a player to be named later or cash. Bautista batted .196 with 11 homers and 42 RBIs for the Braves and Mets this season. The Phillies entered Tuesday night’s game against Washington 3 1/2 games behind Atlanta in the NL East. A six-time all-star for ...

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